UK Repression Newswire Archive
11-03-2004 09:33I've just formed a group called NGOs for Palestine,
which seeks to promote the human rights of all
10-03-2004 22:01Women helping other women deliver babies is as old as humanity. It makes sense. So why do mainstream doctors and hospitals act like midwifery is some radical, dangerous, medically-irresponsible quackery? In Scandanavia, the UK, and the Netherlands, female midwifery is a thriving occupation. Yet in America, it has been constructively outlawed as a profession, for 100 years.
10-03-2004 17:16'Auto-organisation' is a conferencnce and series of actions taking place in Berlin from April 4th-11th and is open to all individuals and groups involved or interested in sef-managed projects, iniviatives, groups and collectives.
10-03-2004 17:08The CPT decided to visit Turkey in the following days, claiming that it will control the F-Type prisons.
Therefore it has asked the Turkish Ministry of Justice for the necessary permissions.
In a statement published by the Anadolu Agency, the official press agency of the Turkish State, the CPT declared: "The committee is going to visit the physical and social facilities within the prisons. The physical and social facilities of the F-Type prisons in Turkey are in a very well condition. Some of the convicts participate in the production in the ateliers which were established in different areas and get paid their insurances." With such a statement they want to submit the torturous regime in Turkey 'We're going to examine your prisons. But don't worry, we're not against the torture you apply. We have to find a way to silence our own public, that's why we're going to visit them.'
09-03-2004 21:51He is known as "ayatollah Charles" by the Iranian youth who are beaten times and again with British made Electric Batons for their freedom movement.
09-03-2004 16:51A new organisation to help asylum seekers detained at the Oakington reception centre has been launched this week. The Cambridge Bail Circle is made up of local volunteers who object to the Government’s policy of locking up asylum seekers who have committed no crime while their applications for asylum are being considered.
09-03-2004 16:06SIX TIESHU TEXTILE WORKERS FORMALLY ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED INVOLVEMENT IN 8 FEBRUARY MASS WORKER PROTEST IN SUIZHOU, HUBEI – THREE OTHERS SENTENCED TO "RE-EDUCATION THROUGH LABOUR"
09-03-2004 12:32Restavek girl on Hit List for giving Aristide flowers
08-03-2004 18:41Every year, women around the world gather to celebrate International Women's Day on March 8. The occasion provides an opportunity to reflect on the progress made towards equality and justice for women, and to demand change in the struggle against sexism and patriarchy. Claire Robillard has helped organise International Women's Day events since she moved to Vancouver in 1994. Last week, Seven Oaks ( http://www.sevenoaksmag.com/) spoke to Robillard about the role of IWD and the women's movement in the context of severe cutbacks to women's centres and other programs necessary for women's equality in British Columbia.
08-03-2004 15:02SchNEWS on the 20th anniversary of the miners strike.
08-03-2004 14:18The battle for St David's Wood,
08-03-2004 13:04Most of the flats on estates in the kingsland area have not been evicted, and the situation has calmed down. Some unoccupied places have been smashed & boarded up by the council - I don't know whether any of these are squatters' homes, and the police say they have evicted some crack & smack houses. The council now say they will issue possesion proceedings through the courts, although they may try more DIY evictions in the comming days, especially if any flats are left unocupied.
08-03-2004 10:5110.32 AM, As I write Hackney Council workers have arrived at Whiston Road on the Kingsland Estate to illegally evict dwellers living in ten flats, without applying to the local magistrates court. The police are expected to arrive at any minute to enforce this unlawful proceedure. The dwellers need support to resist this illegal eviction!
07-03-2004 14:19So far the mainstream press has been critical of the democratically elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide.